Nursing Home Regulations

Nursing homes are licensed and monitored by the New York State Department of Health (DOH).  The nursing  home regulations can be found here:

Title 10, Part 415 - Nursing Homes- Minimum Standards

The rights of nursing home residents and the responsibilities of nursing homes can be found here:

http://www.health.ny.gov/facilities/nursing/rights/

For additional information and resources on nursing home issues, see the Long Term Care Community Coalition's nursing home website:

www.nursinghome411.org